JOE is a full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed
under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988
and comes standard with many Linux distributions.
JOE is a blending of MicroPro's venerable microcomputer word processor
WordStar and Richard Stallman's famous LISP based text editor GNU-EMACS (but
it does not use code from either program): most of the basic editing keys
are the same as in WordStar as is the overall feel of the editor. JOE also
has some of the key bindings and many of the powerful features of EMACS.